Kate Cohen

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How to Start Vermicomposting

<i>Join the MOTHER EARTH NEWS editors as they walk you through three vermicomposting systems and talk about their personal methods and mistakes!</i><p>For more …

Sustainable Living

This Korean Face Massage Is the Ultimate Anti-Aging Trick

Peach & Lily’s Alicia Yoon shows us exactly how to do it.<p>At this point we all know that Korean beauty products are far and away ahead of the game. …

Skin Care

‘Diabetes drug to treat Alzheimer’s’

A drug created to treat type 2 diabetes could be used to fight Alzheimer’s disease, say scientists who found that the medicine significantly reversed …

How an Outdated Kitchen Got a Colorful, Modern Update

The kitchen often becomes the main hub of a home—it’s a place where people can cook, congregate, and entertain. Ideally, the space should be open and …

How to grow your own tea

Growing herbs to make into teas is easy and if you plant a few different types, you can mix and match to get your perfect cuppa. Just add to a cup or …

Traveling Across Japan

Hiroyuki Ito covered a lot of ground this summer: Moji, Dazaifu, Hakata, Yanagawa and Kumamoto on Japan’s Kyushu Island; Kochi-city and Cape Ashizuri in Kochi; Atami in Shizuoka and Omiya, Saitama. 54 cities in 18 prefectures, to be exact.<p>He was looking to capture the way people live outside of …

Bologna city guide: what to see plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

Europe’s oldest university town (it was founded in 1088) has been a haven for intellectuals and creative types since luminaries such as Dante and Petrarch passed through in the 14th century. Cultural capitals can ossify with time, but the constant influx of young blood into Bologna has kept the …

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

by Aeon October 20, 2017 Health & Medicine 33945<p>Clayton Dalton<p>Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) …

Alzheimer's Disease

My favourite garden in Tokyo is the Hamarikyu Koen. Visiting there I take a break at the tea house and enjoy a cup of matcha 🍵 with sweets. https://t.co/PN2N6tiBlC

100Tips

My family of four generates a quart-size jar of waste per year, and so can you!<p>Here are a 100 tips to drastically reduce your household’s waste. Each …

Cleaning

Giant Straw Animals Invade Japanese Fields After Rice Harvest And They Are Absolutely Badass

Fall is a season of harvesting, and festivals to celebrate it are currently taking place all over the world. In Northern Japan, the Wara Art Festival …

An Archive of 3,000 Vintage Cookbooks Lets You Travel Back Through Culinary Time

By the time I got to high school, home economics classes had fallen out of favor: the boys, of course, considered them too "girly," and the girls …

Los Angeles

Female Samurai Warriors Immortalized in 19th Century Japanese Photos

Most of my generation’s exposure to Japanese culture came heavily mediated by anime and samurai films. One cultural artifact that stands out for me …

Ina Garten's Spanish Peppers Are the Perfect App

Preheat the oven to 375°F.<p>Combine the sherry and raisins in a small saucepan, bring to a boil, and simmer for 5 minutes, until most of the liquid has …

Recipes

Top 12 Succulents for Home Gardens

Echeveria<p>The crown jewels of the rosette-forming succulents, easy-care <i>Echeveria</i> come in a rainbow of colors and can be easily found at nurseries. …

Magic Key Lime Pie

Homemade graham crackers and stovetop condensed milk give my Key lime pie a freshness you won’t find in other recipes, and a more balanced sweetness. …

Save Your Tomato Plants From These Common Diseases

Growing fresh tomatoes is one of the true joys of the vegetable gardener. But tomatoes can suffer from all kinds of diseases and pests. Causes often …

8 fast-growing trees to plant for privacy

Planting trees along your boundary line is a good way "grow" yourself some privacy.<p>Serves us right. For years we let our neighbours' trees be the …

Science Confirms That Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs

Turmeric or Curcumin is a wonder herb and it has many health benefits.It’s bright orange, bitter and powerful.Turmeric is the vibrant ingredient that gives curry it’s memorable hue. If you’ve tried Indian cuisine, you’ve likely tasted it and loved it.<p>This predominant spice is used generously in …

How to visit an ‘onsen’–and enjoy the bath of your life

The “onsen” at Yukai Resort, Ureshino Kan —PHOTO COURTESY OF YUKAI RESORT<p>Ureshino’s special tofu cooked in spring water<p>Trust the Japanese to take the …

Japan

A Year in 22 Japanese Festivals

One of the greatest things about visiting Japan is that no matter the time of year, the country is seemingly always hosting a festival or celebration …

The 15 Shades of White Paint Top Designers Swear By

For many, plain white walls conjure thoughts of rental apartments, bland spaces, or primed canvases waiting for color. But the right white paint can be transformative—highlighting art, enhancing woodwork, reflecting light, setting the stage for a calm oasis, or providing a clean backdrop for …

Rome with a view: Colosseum opens its top levels to public

ROME (AP) — Visitors to the Colosseum can now enjoy even more of the ancient amphitheater and the spectacular views it offers of Rome.<p>Officials on …

The one thing you can do to help prevent yourself from getting dementia

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>More than one-third of dementia cases can potentially be prevented by controlling nine …